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No Marriage, Says Megan

By on 7.18.08 | 6:40PM

Megan McArdle, the lone lady in the otherwise all-male Atlantic Monthly blog lineup, has apparently decided to spurn her many suitors:

I assume that contrary to the popular stereotype, men actually must do much better out of marriage than women do, because society expends so much energy on telling women that they cannot be happy unless they marry, and trying to make sure they can't be happy by stigmatizing women who don't.
In her fierce resistance to the efforts of "society" to impose marriage on her, Miss McArdle somehow reminds me of another headstrong heroine:

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